Category Archives: Google

Search engine optimization–some common misunderstandings

Common misunderstandings about search engine optimization It’s still surprising how many new website owners still believe that all that is needed is to register a domain name, host space, setup a site either themselves or use an outside agency, add their preferred keywords to the meta keywords tag, submit it to Google and then sit back and wait on visitors … Continue reading

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Google Analytics–More new features

More Google Analytics updates/improvements Google continues to try and improve and make more relevant all its offerings whether that is search based or in this case relating to its free Google Analytics. With all the Panda updates that have gone on this year alone it is sometimes difficult for many site owners to understand the real impact these may have … Continue reading

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Is Google+ a real threat to Facebook?

Does Mark Zuckerberg really see Google+ as a threat? It’s a question that has been asked a number of times without any real answer! But, on a one hour profile of Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg broadcast on the BBC (watch it here if in the UK) he made a stab at it! The interview covered almost everything that has been … Continue reading

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Google continues to make changes to search algorithm

More Google algorithm improvements! On first of December Google published another list of search improvements, beginning a monthly series where they will share more details about their algorithm and feature enhancements they make on a near-continuous basis. Google believes people care about how search works and that is true particularly for those of us in the search/marketing business. They say … Continue reading

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Google rolling out new version 5 of Analytics

Google Analytics v5 rollout with new features Google has been rolling out and informing Analytics users that the new version of Google Analytics will soon be activated in their accounts as they move towards withdrawing the old version completely by early 2012. The new version has a completely redesigned interface that, Google says, makes it even easier to explore your … Continue reading

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Border Checks Row–Example of Google’s new freshness update!

The Freshness Update – Google’s newest algorithm change Google continues, in its opinion, to improve it search algorithm on the basis of providing the best and most relevant content to its customers, the general search public. In most instances they are small and incremental improvements that no-one particularly gets excited about but its recent updates, Panda earlier in the year … Continue reading

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